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Old 12-07-2012, 03:36 PM   #1
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Recording with pod XT via USB and audacity? LATENCY

I have every thing connected and recording but i get a long period of latency. Please be as detailed as you possibly can, I am good with computers but know virtually nothing about recording audio.
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Old 12-07-2012, 04:07 PM   #2
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You need to adjust your buffer settings as it sounds like they are currently set high. You do this in the DAW. I have never used Audacity so couldn't tell you exactly where to go. But searching the help file or manual for "buffer" should steer you in the right direction.
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Old 12-07-2012, 05:23 PM   #3
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Search 'audacity latency compensation' on youtube. There's a couple great videos showing exactly how to do it. I had the same issue and it works perfectly now. Basically you're going to record a beep (or any quick, short sound) then make the same 'beep' sound in unison with the first while recording, then measure the latency and correct for it in the settings.

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